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Mace & Crown | March 20, 2018

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Mace & Crown * The ODU Student Magazine

St. Patrick’s Day at O’Connor Brewing

March 19, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

With a name like O’Connor, it’s no surprise that the team of foodies and brewmasters at Norfolk’s most humble brewery pulled out all the stops for their St. Patrick’s Day celebration and 7th-year anniversary. Sipping … Read More

“The Evil Within 2” Brings More Scares

March 17, 2018 |

Brooke Nicholson | Assistant A&E Editor

This article may contain spoilers of “The Evil Within” franchise.


The first “The Evil Within,” developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda, brought players a new experience in the horror survival genre back in October … Read More

PLS speaker Tamron Hall talks about domestic abuse

March 17, 2018 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

Broadcast journalist Tamron Hall spoke at the Ted Center last Thursday evening as part of the President’s Lecture Series. Hall’s speech surrounded the topic of domestic violence, and the fact that it is preventable to a … Read More

Local Artist Spotlight: Nay Nay

March 15, 2018 |

Pettie Perkins | Contributing Writer

Nathan Swihart (Nay Nay) is a hip-hop artist from Virginia Beach. He is a current graduate student at Old Dominion University in the MBA Program. His undergraduate studies were also at ODU where he graduated summa cum … Read More

Concert Review: Nightwish at The NorVa

March 14, 2018 |

Alex Scruggs | News Editor

When 6-foot-1 Floor Jansen took the stage to fulfill her role as lead vocalist, the crowd went wild. They were there to see her, and she knew it.

Last Monday night’s snowfall was a perfect setting for … Read More

Don’t answer the door to strangers

March 12, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Imagine. You’re in the safest place you can think of. You know you’re protected and nothing can hurt you. But right as you settle in, a knock comes at the door. “Is Tamara home?”

“The Strangers: … Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Death of Stalin’

March 11, 2018 |

Kyle Winfield | Contributing Writer

When one thinks of “comic-book” movies, usually the first thing to spring to mind would be men or women in tights, followed by punching and a few one-liners for good measure. However, not a lot of … Read More

Can the ‘Red Sparrow’ fly?

March 11, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Francis Lawrence’s newest spy thriller “Red Sparrow” takes flight with some turbulence and threatens to free fall into a head-on collision but saves itself at the last second. 

“Red Sparrow” is a generic storyline that leaves little … Read More

Netflix’s ‘Love’ comes to a wholesome end

March 10, 2018 |

Lindsey Lanham | A&E Editor

For two seasons now, audiences have watched the dysfunctional relationship between Mickey and Gus unfold. After years of seeing fights, tears and AA meetings, their story has come to an end. Now, for “Love’s” final season, … Read More

Moment of Silence: ‘Anima’ exhibit at Chrysler

March 9, 2018 |

James Finney | Assistant A&E Editor

The caisson horses of Arlington National Cemetery bare a solemn burden, carrying the bodies of fallen servicemen and women to their final resting place.

The horses themselves are either a team of all black or all … Read More

The final boss: Excision

March 7, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Do you like glitter, costumes, headbanging, dubstep or any combination? Then, why were you not at the Excision concert on March 5 at The NorVa? Because you missed one memorable show. And despite the sore feet, … Read More

The Hunts prepare for their debut concert at The NorVa

March 7, 2018 |

Kim Bering | Contributing Writer

With only days left to prepare, local indie folk band The Hunts hastily prepare for their debut concert of their newest album “Darlin’ Oh Darlin”’ at The NorVa on March 10. The two sisters and five … Read More

The Vanguard brings new life to Hampton Roads

March 4, 2018 |

Erik Billings | Contributing Writer

Energy buzzed through The Vanguard Brewpub and Distillery opening night. Hundreds of people came to celebrate this occasion and fell in love with Hampton Road’s new trove that is The Vanguard.

The Vanguard is a historic … Read More

Monarchs Clip FAU’s Wings in Route to 69-64 Win

March 4, 2018 |

Contributing Writer | Khari Murphy

The Old Dominion Monarchs improved to a 23-6 overall record after defeating a feisty Florida Atlantic team 69-64 on Thursday. Throughout the game, the Monarchs dominated inside the paint (30 points) which led to Trey Porter’s … Read More

Concert Review: A$AP Ferg and Denzel Curry at The NorVa

March 4, 2018 |

Vann Vitug | Contributing Writer

On March 2, fans lined up in crop tops and tank tops in front of The NorVa’s brick venue, Friday’s heavy winds did not stop concertgoers from coming out to attend Denzel Curry and A$AP Ferg’s … Read More

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ revealed

March 3, 2018 |

Audra Reigle | Technology Editor


Samsung’s latest smartphones have been unveiled. The company spoke on their latest product at the Mobile World Congress 2018 held in Barcelona. The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ come with a variety of new features that … Read More